Practice Test 8 (24 questions):


13. Dr Sir Ludwig Guttman is generally regarded as the originator of which sporting event?

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14. Where in Ireland did the English government encourage Scottish and English Protestants to settle during the reigns of Elizabeth I and James I?

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15. The last successful foreign invasion of England was by which of the following?

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16. Which British inventor was responsible for developing the television in the1920s?

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17. Can young people in every part of the UK volunteer with the National Citizen Service?

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18. Who was the first Briton to win the Tour de France?

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19. What was Sir Christopher Cockerell famous for developing in the 1950s?

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20. What happened when Charles I tried to impose a revised Prayer Book onto the Presbyterian Church in Scotland?

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21. Where did the people of the Bronze Age bury their dead?

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22. Britain played a leading role in coalition forces, during the 1990s, in a conflict in which country?

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23. Which TWO languages are spoken in the National Assembly for Wales?

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24. Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE? A jump jet capable of taking off and landing vertically was developed in the UK, and was called the Falcon.

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